Hotpoint Oven Door Handle [Problems & Solutions]

If your Hotpoint oven door handle is loose or needs to be replaced, keep reading. In this article, we will show you how to tighten and replace a Hotpoint oven door handle.

Hotpoint Oven Door Handle Loose — How To Fix

If your Hotpoint oven door handle is loose, follow the steps below to tighten it…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: On the door hinges, there are clips. Flip the clips on each door hinge forward to release the door.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops.

Step 6: Lift the door off and place on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the inner door to the outer door. There should be two screws at the top and three or four at the bottom.

Step 8: Lift the inner door off.

Step 9: Tighten the two screws which hold the door handle using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Return the inner door and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 11: Lift the door and position each door hinge in the slots.

Step 12: Open the door completely and flip back the clips which secure it.

Step 13: Close the door.

Step 14: Plug the oven back in.

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How To Replace Hotpoint Oven Door Handle

Below we show you how to replace the door handle of your Hotpoint oven…

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Step 1: For safety, turn the oven off and unplug the power cord.

Step 2: Open the door.

Step 3: Flip the clips on the door hinges towards yourself.

Step 4: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 5: Lift the door, tilt it in, and remove it.

Step 6: Place the door on a cloth lined surface.

Step 7: Take out the two screws at the top of the door.

Step 8: Remove the other screws at the bottom. There will be three or four screws.

Step 9: Lift the inner door off.

Step 10: Take out the screws which secure the door handle.

Step 11: Remove the door handle and get a new one.

Step 12: Screw the new door handle to the oven.

Step 13: Reposition the inner door.

Step 14: Return the screws at the top and bottom of the door which secure it.

Step 15: Insert the door hinges back into the slots in the oven.

Step 16: Lower the door.

Step 17: Flip the clips back.

Step 18: Close the door and plug the power cord back in.

If you would like a visual of how to replace your Hotpoint oven door handle, watch the video below.

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